The Largest Power Outages of All Time
In today's electricity-dependent world, these major power outages created extreme chaos.
50 Dumb Laws From Across the United States
A list of the craziest laws that still exist in the United States.
What Is The Difference Between United Kingdom, Great Britain, And England?
For years, people have been using these three terms, often interchangeably. So, what exactly are is the difference between these three terms?
What Happened During The 1971 Iraq Poison Grain Disaster
Human error led to the death of hundreds when highly lethal methylmercury coated grains were consumed by error in Iraq.
The Skylab Strike: Mutiny in Space
On December 28, 1973, the three-man crew of Skylab 4 held a day-long mutiny, which is the only strike to have occurred in space.
The Defiant Construction of Spite Houses
A spite house refers to the modification or new construction of a building, often motivated by a neighborly or family dispute.
Dry Counties of the United States
A dry county is the term used to refer to the governmental forbiddance of the selling of any kind of alcoholic beverage.
How Do Places Get Their Names?
Why a place is named the way it is varies depending on its geographic location, culture, and history.